A Defence of Mr. John Cotton from the Imputation of Selfe Contradiction, Charged on Him by Mr. Dan. Cavvdrey Written by Himselfe Not Long Before His

A Defence of Mr. John Cotton from the Imputation of Selfe Contradiction, Charged on Him by Mr. Dan. Cavvdrey Written by Himselfe Not Long Before His

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EARLY HISTORY OF RELIGION. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print editions. Thousands of books written between 1475 and 1700 can be delivered to your doorstep in individual volumes of high quality historical reproductions. From the beginning of recorded history we have looked to the heavens for inspiration and guidance. In these early religious documents, sermons, and pamphlets, we see the spiritual impact on the lives of both royalty and the commoner. We also get insights into a clergy that was growing ever more powerful as a political force. This is one of the world's largest collections of religious works of this type, revealing much about our interpretation of the modern church and spirituality. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ "A defence of Mr. John Cotton from the imputation of selfe contradiction, charged on him by Mr. Dan. Cavvdrey written by himselfe not long before his death; whereunto is prefixed, an answer to a late treatise of the said Mr. Cavvdrey"Independency further proved to be a schism.Inconsistencie of the independent way.Cotton, John, 1584-1652.Owen, John, 1616-1683.Cawdrey first attacked Cotton in 1645, in a work entitled, "Vindiciae clavium." Cotton answered in "The way of the Congregationall churches cleared," 1648. Cawdrey then published "The inconsistencie of the independent way," 1651. Cotton's "Defence" is a reply to the charges against him in the last named work.The controversy between Cawdrey and Owen is as follows: Owen's work "Of schism" appeared in 1657, and was answered by Cawdrey in "Independencie, a great schism." Owen rejoined in "A review of the true nature of schism," whereupon Cawdrey published "Independency further proved to be a schism," 1658. This was the "late treatise" to which the preface "Of schisme" of the present work is a reply.2 pts. in 1 vol. (100, 83 p.)Oxford: Printed by H. Hall for T. Robinson, 1658.Madan / 2403Wing / C6427EnglishReproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library ++++ This book represents an authentic reproduction of the text as printed by the original publisher. While we have attempted to accurately maintain the integrity of the original work, there are sometimes problems with the original work or the micro-film from which the books were digitized. This can result in errors in reproduction. Possible imperfections include missing and blurred pages, poor pictures, markings and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.show more

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  • English
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  • 9781240947478